Martin Crane is a NY/NC-based composer whose most recent projects include the Tribeca 2020 documentary Picture a Scientist as well as Season 2 of Netflix's Dirty Money.


After releasing two albums and touring nationally under the name Brazos (2 million + streams on Spotify), Martin started working in film as the music supervisor on the Oscar-nominated documentary, Cutie and the Boxer. Since then, his scoring work has premiered at Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, Berlinale, and Full Frame. Commercial clients include Gucci, GE, Mazda, Capital One, Airwick, Ambev, Galaxo Smith Kline, and VICE.



Dirty Money

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Season 2, Ep. 2
Original Score

Streaming on NETFLIX March 2020

Executive Produced by Alex Gibney


dir. Gino Fortebuono

Feature, 2020
Original Score

Picture a Scientist

dir. Ian Cheney & Sharon Shattuck

Feature, 2020
Original Score

Premiered 2020 Tribeca Film Festival

Cutie and the Boxer

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Feature, 2014
Music Supervision

2013 Sundance "Best Director Award"

2014 Oscar Nomination for Best Documentary

2016 Emmy for Best Documentary

Miss America

dir. Pepi Ginsberg

Short, 2019
Original Score

2020 Wasserman Award 1st Place Recipient

Hugh The Hunter

dir. Zachary Heinzerling

Short, 2016
Original Score

Premiered Sundance 2015

Collaboration with artist Hugh Hayden

Streaming on NOWNESS

Vimeo Staff Pick

The Escape of Prisoner 614

dir. Zach Golden

Feature, 2018
Original Score

Starring Ron Perlman, Martin Starr, Jake McDorman, and George Sample III

Premiered 2018 Berlinale

La Oscuridad

dir. Jorge Sistos

Short, 2020
Original Score

2020 King Award for Screenwriting

Palm Trees and Power Lines

dir. Jamie Dack

Short, 2018
Original Score

Premiered 2018 Cannes Cinefondation

Vimeo Staff Pick

East Hell

dir. Callum Smith

Short, 2017
Original Score

2017 ASCAP Composer's Workshop at Columbia University

Streaming on ALTER